Cultural Officer, Athlone Arts & Tourism

Athlone Arts & Tourism are seeking to appoint a permanent Cultural Officer, based at Athlone Castle Visitor Centre. Salary: €24,840 pa. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm on Friday 26th April 2019.

Athlone Arts & Tourism operates Athlone Castle, Luan Gallery and Abbey Road Artists' Studios. These sites are of major significance to the heritage and cultural landscape of Athlone and in the emerging tourist region of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands. Athlone Arts & Tourism is seeking to appoint;

The successful candidate must have a genuine interest in working in a customer service focused visitor attraction environment.

The Cultural Officer will be required to work under management and undertake a range of duties relating to the day-to-day visitor services and operational activities of Athlone Castle and appropriate day-to-day staff and volunteer supervision as directed by management. The successful candidate must have the ability and experience to deliver informed and engaging guided tours and demonstrate an interest and knowledge in the history of Athlone Castle.

The successful candidate will have the relevant qualifications and suitable experience as outlined in the details of the post.

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